The team at Online Laser Training (OLT) has been extensively involved in the rapidly advancing field of laser and IPL technology for many years and we recognised the need for a course that teaches how to use these products safely, for the safety of the customers who require laser and IPL treatment, to meet regulatory requirements and to allow suitable professional indemnity insurance cover to be obtained.
Our courses have been developed to meet these growing requirements by our industry leading team.
“We want everyone who chooses our courses to know that the knowledge they are obtaining is at the forefront of best-practice in IPL and Laser treatments worldwide…”
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Godfrey Town is a clinical technologist and scientist specialising in the comparative measurement of IPL and laser devices. He is a regular invited speaker at international aesthetic laser meetings and has published numerous scientific and clinical papers in international peer-reviewed journals on the use of laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) devices.
Godfrey was awarded his Ph.D. for original research in light-based skin therapy as an Innovation Scholar at The Global Academy, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, UK.
He holds a Certificate of Competence in the fields of Medical and Research issued by the Board of RPA2000 an Assessing Body recognised by the UK Health & Safety Executive (Certificate No: L00159), holds an Expert Witness Certificate from Cardiff University Law School, is a registered clinical technologist and provides consultancy services to several laser and IPL manufacturers.
He has authored comprehensive Laser Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation training manuals and book chapters and has directly assisted in the staff training and commissioning of numerous laser skin care clinics. His technical knowledge is supported by over five years practical experience as an owner-manager of a successful UK private laser & IPL clinic. This involvement has provided him with an in-depth knowledge of what is required to produce successful outcomes for clients and makes him a useful resource for marketing advice on maximising the success of a medical cosmetic business.
Godfrey runs face to face workshops and training courses for healthcare practitioners and therapists in private practice providing applications training for users of light-based technology for hair and tattoo removal, facial skin rejuvenation, acne management and the treatment of benign pigmented and vascular conditions.
Fellow of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
Member of European Society for Laser Dermatology (ESLD)
Member of British Medical Laser Association (BMLA)
Entered in UK IPEM Register of Clinical Technologists
RPA2000 Specialist Certificate holder in Non-ionising Radiation Protection (medical and research)
Committee Member, Optical radiation safety and laser equipment BSI EPL/076, IEC TC/76 WG4, TC61 WG30 and ANSI SSC-3.
Innovation Scholar, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Faculty of Applied Design & Engineering, Swansea, UK
Senior Research Fellow, Aalborg University Hospital Dermatology Dept., Aalborg, Denmark
Anita Clarkson is a qualified care practitioner, opening five successful salons before realising her love of the industry was through training. After attending a North London College to extend her qualifications, she began specialising in laser and IPL technology and has been working in this field for over 30 years. Anita provides regular on-site training programmes in UK for many of leading laser and IPL systems and has prepared and delivered training programmes and services to major clinic chains. She has produced and supplied protocols for the insurance industry safeguarding the highest standards and works as OLT’s Senior Assessor.
Committed to ensuring best practice, her comprehensive laser and IPL training programmes comprise in-depth consultation protocols which include specific skin typing as well as extensive hands-on application. Anita’s training programmes come complete with full clinical on-going support which has proved to be a valuable asset to all those who have requested continuous aftercare.
Member of The Royal Society of Medicine
Member, British Medical Laser Association
Beverley Town is Online Laser Training’s expert in handling all matters related to registration documentation and processes. She has managed laser clinic registration documentation since 2001 up to documentation for Special Treatments licensing for laser and IPL users under the London Local Authorities Act 1991.
Beverley is an expert in practice management and has had extensive hands-on experience in running a successful laser clinic as an administration manager for five years. She remains active in this field providing weekly part-time administration at a leading private dermatology surgery clinic. She will ensure your registration and certification documentation process is as smooth as it can be and will answer your email queries until your training portfolio is completed.
Member, British Medical Laser Association